Veteran newscaster John Gibson gets to the core of the most salient issues facing America today as host of FNC's hard-hitting primetime show The Big Story with John Gibson, airing Monday through Friday at 5 p.m. ET, with expert legal analysis from Judge Andrew Napolitano and in-depth field reports from correspondent Heather Nauert.

Friday, Sept. 26:

One question no one seems to be asking Gen. Wesley Clark is why he was fired as supreme allied commander of NATO
Chris Suellentrop, deputy Washington bureau chief for Slate.com

A major part of the war on terrorism is cutting off the terrorists' cash flow
Loretta Napoleoni, author of Modern Jihad: Tracing the Dollars Behind the Terror Networks

A possible casualty of the war in Iraq is Donald Rumsfeld's job
Caleb Carr, military historian
 
The Bush administration may have a hard time selling its $87 billion spending bill for Iraq and Afghanistan
Rep. Mike Pence, R-Ind.

Folks looking for a break from telemarketers are being put back on hold
Judge Andrew Napolitano, FNC senior judicial analyst

Writer, actor and publisher George Plimpton dies at the age of 76
Gay Talese, author and Plimpton friend

The Big Story’s "candidate of the day" in the California recall election
Bryan Quinn, youngest Calif. gubernatorial candidate

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Topics and guests subject to change.